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1849. QUESTION: The study of twins indicate that A. the environment has the greatest influence on IQ B. intelligence is innate and little influenced by environment C. genetics and environment have equal influence on IQ D. genetics has more influence for some races
Page 469 CORRECT ANSWER IS: the environment has the greatest influence on IQ 1850. QUESTION: A statistical procedure that identifies cluster of test items that seem to tap a common ability is called A. correctional measurement B. standardization C. factor analysis D. split-half reliability measurement CORRECT ANSWER IS: factor analysis 1851. QUESTION: The first intelligence test commonly used in North America was the ______, which was based on ______ A. Binet-Simon Scale, David Wechsler's test B. Stanford-Binet Scaled, the Binet-Simon Scale C. WISC-R, the Stanford-Binet Scale D. Scholastic Aptitude Test, the WAIS-R CORRECT ANSWER IS: Stanford-Binet Scaled, the Binet-Simon Scale 1852. QUESTION: Test-retest and ______ are technique for assessing the _____ of a psychological test A. split-half, validity B. split-half, reliability C. item analysis, reliability D. item analysis, validity CORRECT ANSWER IS: split-half, reliability 1853. QUESTION: With which of the following statements will people typically agree most quickly? A. a penguin is a bird B. a goose is a bird C. a parrot is a bird D. an ostrich is a bird
Page 470 CORRECT ANSWER IS: a parrot is a bird 1854. QUESTION: A 12-year-old who responded to the original Stanford-Binet with the proficiency typical of an average 9-year-old was said to have an IQ of A. 75 B. 85 C. 115 D. 125 CORRECT ANSWER IS: 75 1855. QUESTION: The combining of responses or ideas in novel ways is called A. exploration B. creativity C. thinking D. none of these CORRECT ANSWER IS: creativity 1856. QUESTION: A test that produces consistent results each time it is administered is A. valid B. valid, but may not be reliable C. reliable and valid D. reliable but may not be valid CORRECT ANSWER IS: reliable but may not be valid 1857. QUESTION: The IQ, as formulated for the Stanford-Binet scoring system, was determined by A. adding mental age and chronological age B. dividing mental age by chronological age and multiplying by 100 C. diving chronological age by mental age and multiplying by 100 D. dividing the number of items answered correctly by the total number pf items on the intelligence test
Page 471 CORRECT ANSWER IS: dividing mental age by chronological age and multiplying by 100

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